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Mabongnim Halmeoni Tteokbokki (마복림할머니떡볶이)

  • Mabongnim Halmeoni Tteokbokki (마복림할머니떡볶이)
  • Mabongnim Halmeoni Tteokbokki (마복림할머니떡볶이)
  • Mabongnim Halmeoni Tteokbokki (마복림할머니떡볶이)
5, Dasan-ro 35-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul
서울특별시 중구 다산로35길 5 (신당동)
Type / Specialty Menu
Korean Food/Tteokbokki (spicy rice cake)
• 1330 Travel Hotline: +82-2-1330
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• For more info: +82-2-2232-8930
  • Information
    Opened in 1953 by a woman known as Mabongnim, the restaurant takes pride in its 50-plus years of service. As Mabongnim gained popularity, other similar establishments opened nearby, and eventually, formed the now famous “Tteokbokki Street.” The elderly proprietor is well known, even starring in a red-pepper paste (gochujang) ad in the 1990's.

    The secret of this restaurant’s tteokbokki lies in the fact that red pepper paste is mixed with Chinese soybean paste for a sweet and spicy taste, but has now been adopted by other Sindang-dong restaurants. Nevertheless, there is something special about this restaurant’s fare. At present, Mabongnim’s daughters-in-law are running the restaurant.


    First and fourth Monday of each month

    Operating Hours


    Some menu items may differ slightly in price and are subject to change without notice.

    Tteokbokki (rice cakes and vegetables simmered in a spicy sauce)
    - 8,000 won (for 2 persons) / 10,000 won (for 3 persons) / 13,700 won (for 4 persons)

    Additional Taxes

    Service Charges

    Maximum Seating Capacity
    180 seats

    Parking Facility
    Public parking lot available

    Credit Cards

    Reference Notes
    * Operating hours and closed days are subject to changes. Make a phone-inquiry before visiting.

    Smoking / Non-Smoking

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